Jesús Mingorance, (male) PhD 1996, (JM) is the head of the Molecular Microbiology Group within IdiPAZ and is focused in molecular diagnostics for clinical microbiology and pathogen genomics. JM did his postdoctoral training Spain’s National Biotechnology Center on the Biochemistry and Molecular Biology of Bacterial Cell Division, in 2006 he moved to Hospital La Paz where he created the Molecular Microbiology research group. He is author of 86 scientific publications (over 1800 citations, h-index: 24), has directed six PhD students and has been PI of six research projects in competitive calls in the last ten years.